1.3 
Positive and Negative Fractions 

 Positive fractions are fractions more than \(0\).
 Negative fractions are fractions less than \(0\).




 The values of two or more fractions can be compared by equating the denominator first.
 Then, arranged the fractions in ascending or descending order.


Combined basic arithmetic operations of positive and negative fractions: 


Example 





Solve:
\(\begin{aligned} &\space1\dfrac{1}{6}\times\bigg(\dfrac{3}{4}\dfrac{1}{5}\bigg) \\\\&=\dfrac{7}{6}\times\bigg(\dfrac{154}{20}\bigg) \\\\&=\dfrac{7}{6}\times\dfrac{11}{20} \\\\&=\dfrac{77}{120}. \end{aligned}\)


